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Hard Drive Clock Is An Arduino-Fuelled LED Trip

Hard drive clocks are a dime a dozen on sites like Etsy, but Hacked Gadgets reader NatureTM went the extra mile and employed an Arduino to control the time and LED light show on the reflective platters.


RC Car Runs On Sugar, Just Like You

Last week, Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy claimed that they had a soda-powered RC car in the works, and they have delivered on that promise with the “Ene Pocket”.


Dell Remotely Turns Woman's Webcam On Without Permission

Dianne Annunziato is accusing a Dell technician of becoming a virtual peeping Tom during a support call by remotely turning on her webcam.


No Texting Law Goes Into Effect In The US For Buses And Trucks

There isn’t a nationwide ban on texting for regular drivers (yet), but starting today bus drivers and commercial truckers will have to put down the mobile phone and concentrate on the road.


Motz Mini FM Radio Is A Serious Choking Hazard

Who cares about FM radio right? But what if the FM radio came in a wooden box that’s really, really tiny? The Motz is all that and an MP3 speaker as well.


The Kandle Is A Really Good Name For An Ereader Light

It’s a pun that works on every level. Plus, it will be compatible with all kinds of ereaders, not just the Kindle, thanks to a WideLip grip. Also features double pivoting arms and two LED light sources.


New AMD Athlon II And Phenom II Clock In At Under $US120

AMD has released several new processors in the Athlon and Phenom II lineups and aimed them squarely on budget-minded consumers. The chips have already been benchmarked on several sites, and, overall, they appear to offer good performance for the price.


Feisbuk Is Just Like Facebook, Except Analogue And In Spanish

You know what, this analogue version of Facebook looks a lot cleaner and more user-friendly than the real deal. Besides, there is still something to be said for putting pen to paper.


ColdAvenger Mask Heats And Humidifies The Air You Breathe In

Designed by a physician and inspired by the US and Canadian militaries, the ColdAvenger not only protects the skin from the elements, it also protects your respiratory system with a removable ventilator.


IBM Sets Magnetic Tape Data Density Record: 35TB Of Storage

IBM and Fujifilm have spent the last three years working to improve magnetic tape data density, and the result is a prototype with a density of 29.5 billion bits per square inch – enough to hold 35TB of data.